Songs Publishing CEO Matt Pincus Cries Foul: “VEVO pays us nothing.”

Is a recent interview, VEVO boss Rio Caraeff revealed that after just 2 years the music video provider had generated $150 million in revenue in 2011. In fact, Caraeff envisions. Continue reading

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The Week In Music Publishing 1.27.12

There may be trouble afoot for EMI and its two separate businesses – recording and publishing – are heading towards merger with Universal and Sony respectively. With EMI set to meet with. Continue reading

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This Week in Music Publishing: Jan 20, 2012

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld a ruling this week to afford copyright protection to international works once considered 'public domain'. The ruling is a blow to a group of artists,. Continue reading

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Show Your Opposition To SOPA Today With #BlackoutSOPA

This post is written by Brenden Mulligan, technology entrepreneur and founder of Onesheet and ArtistData. Follow him on Twitter at @mulligan. You've probably read about the heated debate around the. Continue reading

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TuneRights: A Stock Market For Future Hit Songs

TuneRights made the cut for January's music tech pitch competition at midemlab. It's essentially a financial services platform that allows musicians to post singles and investors to buy in for. Continue reading

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Top 20 Songwriters Of 2011

The artists who perform hit songs are common knowledge to even the most casual music fan. In some cases, the same artists who dominate the airwaves are also responsible for. Continue reading

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This Week In Music Publishing 12.3.11

Spotify is making the leap from music streaming service to music platform with the launch of Spotify Apps. Launch partners like Rolling Stone, Pitchfork and Last.fm are trying to help. Continue reading

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Indie Publishers Can License YouTube Via NMPA, HFA

The National Music Publishers’ Association is teaming up with the Harry Fox Agency to offer independent music publishers an opportunity to opt into a direct licensing agreement with YouTube. The. Continue reading

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Full Text Of Citi Statement Announcing Sale Of EMI Publishing To Sony/ATV Group

Investor Group Including Sony Corporation of America Enters into Definitive Agreement to Acquire EMI Music Publishing from Citi New York, London and Abu Dhabi – An investor group comprised of. Continue reading

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Wu Tang Clan’s Ghostface Killah Sues Universal Music For Royalties

Ghostface Killah, aka Dennis Coles, has filed a lawsuit to collect  royalties for his work with hip hop legends Wu Tang Clan. The suit, filed August 10 against Universal Music. Continue reading

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